Sayre Community Newsletter

COVID School Closure Edition 2

March 31, 2020

Sayre friends and families,

On March 30th, the district released information regarding a shift to remote learning as of April 13th. Please note that we will communicate our Remote Learning plan to all of our families on April 6th, as outlined in the district communication. We are working diligently to determine the level of need for technology within our school, as well as a plan for distributions that honors the shelter-in-place and recommended safety precautions.

Currently and going forward, students who do not have access to technology pick up a hard-copy from the school during food pick-up hours of 9 am-1pm.


Ms. Ade and Ms.Donatelli

Technology Survey

Please take the survey below to help us determine the need for access to technology at Sayre Language Academy.

*UPDATED* Student Work Packets

We know that students may have completed all the assignments sent home on Monday, March 16th. Please visit our website, and click on the COVID-19 Closure alert on the top left corner. Scrolling down to the bottom, you will see additional work assigned by grade levels. Teachers are also working diligently to provide additional work for the month of April and we will share those updates as they become available. The original packets, as well as new materials, will be made available on Tuesday, March 31st, on our website, and in the main office during food pick up hours 10 am-1 pm.
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We are thinking about our 8th graders today as they learn about their high school options. Go Bulldogs! We encourage you to reach out to Ms. Adelman at if you need guidance or have any questions.

Important Updates

Under Governor Pritzker’s Stay at Home order, all Illinois residents have been asked to stay home except for essential needs and to maintain at least six feet of distance from others at all times. Earlier today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot implemented additional measures to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic through social distancing, including immediately closing the city’s Lakefront, Riverwalk, 606 trail, and all adjacent parks.

Please note that outside of food distribution, all CPS schools, fields and playgrounds are closed to the public. The playgrounds in particular pose a high risk for transmission and it is critically important that we take these measures seriously and do our part to keep ourselves and our communities healthy.